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Dr. Gerhard Riener

Postdoctoral Researcher

Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE)
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Universitätsstr. 1
40225 Düsseldorf

Building 24.31, Room 01.30
Tel.: +49 211 81-10252

Educational Background  
07/2010                            PhD in Economics, University of Essex
10/2005 Diploma in Economics and Econometrics, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna
10/2003 Master in Economics, University of Vienna
since 07/2022 Lab Manager, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics
since 03/2022 Senior Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna
08/2016 - 07/2022 Assistant Professor, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics
09/2014 - 07/2016

Deputy Professorship in Experimental Economics, Universität Mannheim

04/2010 - 03/2012 Postdoc, GK EIC, Universität Jena
Representative Publications
Current Research  
  • Riener, G. & Wagner, V., "Behavioral Economics in Schools"
  • Banerjee D., Ibanez, M., Riener, G. & Wollni, M. "Gender, Leadership and Affirmative Action in Matrilineal and Patriarchic societies"
  • LeQuement, M., Kellner, C. & Riener, G., "Ambiguous Communication" 
  • Reinstein, D. & Riener, G., "The Economics of Charitable Giving and Fundraising"
Teaching and Research Interests
  • Labor Economics
  • Experimental Economics
  • Psychology
  • Development


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